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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu May 2nd 2013

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu May 2nd 2013 7.00am–10.00am

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links

Time zone: central


Esther Phillips “I Saw Me”
from Behind Closed Doors: Where Country Meets Soul (Kent 2012) —This one goes out in memory of George Jones who passed away last Friday at the age of 81. This song was written by George Jones and June Davis and was originally recorded by George Jones in 1962.


Solomon Burke “She Thinks I Still Care”
from Proud Mary: The Bell Sessions (Sundazed 2000) —This song was recorded by George Jones in 1962 and became his third #1 country and western hit. This version was recorded in 1969 and was previously unreleased until this 2000 expanded reissue of his 1969 'Proud Mary' album.


Bettye LaVette “Choices”
from The Scene of the Crime (Anti 2007) —George Jones recorded this song written by Mike Curtis and Billy Yates in 1999 and released it 40 years after his first #1 record, 'White Lightning.' Bettye LaVette does the song proud with a heart-wrenching vocal.


Booker T. And The MGs “Sunday Sermon”
from Time is Tight (stax 1998) —Music bed. 1970 Stax instrumental written by Art Jerry Miller.


Joe Tex “One Monkey Don't Stop No Show”
from Hold What You've Got / The New Boss (Connoisseur 2001) —Written by Joe Tex and recorded for Atlantic in 1965.


Don Covay “I Stole Some Love”
from Mercy Mercy: The Definitive Don Covay (Razor & Tie www.razorandtie.com 1994) —Written by Don Covay and recorded at Muscle Shoals in 1968. Don Covay was a big vocal influence on Mick Jagger.


Gladys Knight & The Pips “Come See About Me”
from Have Mercy! The Songs of Don Covay (Ace 2012) —Written by Don Covay and recorded for the Fury label in 1963. This was their second hit single and recorded early on in their long career.


The Funk Brothers “All For You”
from 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Funk Brothers Single (Motown/Universal 2004) —Music bed. 1965 Motown instrumental.


The Rolling Stones “If You Need Me”
from Five By Five - EP (ABKCO (US) 1964) —Mono version of their 1964 Wilson Pickett cover.


Thee Midniters “Empty Heart”
from Thee Complete Midniters: Songs of Love, Rhythm & Psychedelia! (MicroWerks 2009) —1965 Rolling Stones cover out of East L.A.


King Khan & the Shrines “Land of the Freak”
from What Is ?! (Vice Records 2007) —Great R&B rave-up. Instant party starter. "Give me something loud and proud!"


The Rumblers “Blockade aka That's It”
from Intoxica! Strange and Sleazy Instrumental Sounds from the SoCal Suburbs (Ace Records 2006) —Music bed. Southern California garage rock instrumental by the band who named themselves after Link Wray's 1958 hit 'Rumble.'


Charles Bradley “Through the Storm (feat. Menahan Street Band)”
from Victim Of Love (Dunham 2013) N  —Appearing this Sunday (5/5) at the Old Rock House. Highly recommended.


Alice Russell “A to Z”
from To Dust (Tru Thoughts 2013) N  —New release from the very talented singer from Essex, England.


Laura Mvula “Green Garden”
from Sing to the Moon (RCA Victor 2013) N  —Good luck trying to pigeon-hole this artist from Birmingham, England. Is she soul, orchestral pop, jazz? Sure, some of that and more. From her new debut release which just came out in March.


Charles Bradley “Dusty Blue”
from Victim Of Love (Dunham 2013) N  —Instrumental performed by the Menahan Street Band.


Freddie Scott “He Will Break Your Heart”
from Cry to Me - The Best of Freddie Scott (Columbia / Legacy 1998) —1967 cover version of the Calvin Carter/Curtis Mayfield/Jerry Butler composition originally recorded by Jerry Butler in 1960.


The Exciters “Soul Motion”
from Soul Motion: The Complete Bang, Shout and RCA Recordings 1966-1969 (Kent 2009) —Written by Bert Berns and Jeff Barry and recorded in 1967. Why wasn't this a big hit? Flat-out terrific.


The Sweet Inspirations “Don't Go”
from Sweets for My Sweet (Atlantic unk 1969) —Written by Nick Ashford, Valerie Simpson, and Jo Armstead and recorded for Atlantic in 1969.


Garnet Mimms “As Long As I Have You”
from Cry Baby: The Best of Garnet Mimms (EMI 1993) —Written by Bob Elgin and Jerry Ragovoy and recorded for United Artists in 1964.


Willie Mitchell “Slippin' and Sliddin'”
from Ooh Baby, You Turn Me On (Hi Records / Fat Possum Records 1967) —Music bed. 1967 instrumental version of the Little Richard song.


Tom Jones “Tower Of Song”
from Spirit In the Room (Rounder www.rounder.com 2012) N  —Tom Jones sounds quite wonderful on this Leonard Cohen song. Can't wait to hear the whole album.


Jennifer Warnes “Coming Back to You”
from Famous Blue Raincoat: The Songs of Leonard Cohen (BMG 1987) —Gorgeous version of the Leonard Cohen song with David Lindley on steel guitar and Bobby King, Willie Greene Jr., and Terry Evans on backing vocals.


Leonard Cohen “Darkness”
from Old Ideas (Columbia 2012) —Written by Leonard Cohen with backing vocals by Sharon Robinson and the Webb Sisters.


Shirley Scott “Soul Shoutin'”
from The Very Best of Prestige Records (60th Anniversary) (Concord Records, Inc. 2009) —Music bed. 1963 soul jazz instrumental recorded for the Prestige label.


Barbara Lynn “You'll Lose A Good Thing (Demo)”
from South Texas Rhythm 'n' Soul Revue (Kent 2013) N  —Previously unissued demo recorded with just Barbara Lynn and her guitar in Beaumont, TX in 1962.


Ruthie Foster “This Time”
from Let It Burn (Blue Corn Music 2012) —Los Lobos cover recorded in New Orleans. Written by David Hidalgo and Louie Perez.


Marion Williams “I Shall Be Released”
from Soul Gospel (Soul Jazz Records 1969) —1969 gospel version of the Bob Dylan song with backing vocals by The Sweet Inspirations.


Jimmy McGriff “The Worm”
from Jimmy McGriff Greatest Hits (Blue Note 1997) —Music bed. 1968 jazz instrumental.


Alex Chilton “All We Ever Got From Them Was Pain (Movie Mix)”
from Nothing Can Hurt Me: Original Soundtrack (Omnivore 2013) N  —This Alex Chilton acoustic song is from a double-LP version of the soundtrack to the Big Star documentary 'Nothing Can Hurt Me.'


Dolly Varden “Thirteen”
from 13 (Mid-Fi 2008) —Gorgeous take on the Big Star song from the Chicago-based band. Dolly Varden will be at Twangfest on Sat 6/8 at the Duck Room along with Marshall Crenshaw and the Bottle Rockets. Go to twangfest.com for the entire 4-day lineup.


The Box Tops “I'm Your Puppet”
from The Letter / Neon Rainbow (Bell 1967) —Ah, to be able to sing like this at the age of 16. Written by Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham.


The Mar-Keys “About Noon”
from Last Night - Do the Pop Eye (stax 2002) —Music bed. 1962 Stax instrumental.


Camera Obscura “Do It Again”
from Desire Lines (4AD 2013) N  —From their forthcoming release coming out on June 3. If the whole album sounds like this, life is good.


Sam Phillips “I Don't Want To Fall In Love”
from Hypnotists in Paris (self 2009) —Beautiful chamber-pop version of this song released on this 2009 digital EP.


Nick Lowe “Sensitive Man”
from The Old Magic (Yep Roc 2011) —Written by Nick Lowe and featuring Geraint Watkins on keyboards.


Booker T. And The MGs “You're So Fine”
from Soul Men (Stax Records unk 2003) —Music bed.


Melody Den “More Here Than Meets the Eye”
from Storylines (Perdition 2013) N L —Written by Mark Chechik and featuring Mark Chechik and Nicole Hollway on vocals.


The Incurables “Break the Heart of the World”
from The Fine Art Of Distilling (The Incurables 2012) —Written and sung by Jimmy Griffin.


The Pastel Six “A Week From Tuesday”
from Intoxica! Strange And Sleazy Instrumental Sounds From the SoCal Suburbs (Ace Records 2006) —Music bed. A toast to the Pastel Six who have been providing musical beds for Memphis to Manchester for many years.


Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys “Power of the 45”
from Turntable Matinee (Yep Roc 2006) —Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys will be appearing this Friday (May 3) at Beale On Broadway.


Shannon McNally “Can't Pin a Color”
from Small Town Talk: The Songs Of Bobby Charles (Sacred Sumac 2013) N  —From her new release made up entirely of songs written by New Orleans singer-songwriter, Bobby Charles.


Caroline Rose “America Religious” (Unknown 2013) N  —From the singer-songwriter's debut album slated for release on June 11.


William Tyler “Hotel Catatonia”
from Impossible Truth (Merge 2013) N  —Music bed.


George Jones “Hearts in My Dream”
from The Best Of George Jones Volume One: Hardcore Honky Tonk (Mercury 1991) —RIP George Jones. Written by George Jones and Roger Miller. 1957 Mercury recording. There has never been a better country music vocalist.


George Jones and Tammy Wynette “Something to Brag About”
from George & Tammy Super Hits (Epic 1995) —1971 song written by Bobby Braddock.


George Jones “Just One More”
from The Best Of George Jones Volume One: Hardcore Honky Tonk (Mercury 1991) —Written by George Jones and recorded in 1956.


Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant “The Rolling Sky”
from Swingin' on the Strings: The Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant Collection - Vol. 2 (Razor & Tie www.razorandtie.com 1999) —Music bed. 1956 Capitol instrumental written by Jimmy Bryant.


Eric Brace & Peter Cooper “Mad”
from The Comeback Album (Red Beet www.redbeetrecords.com 2013) —Eric Brace & Peter Cooper will be at the Focal Point Arts Center this Friday (5/3). - This song was written by Tom T. Hall and also features Mac Wiseman, Duane Eddy, and Marty Stuart.


Sir Douglas Quintet “Que Sera Manana?”
from Interpreta en Espanol (Smash / Sundazed 2013) N  —1970 Spanish version of the song written by Doug Sahm.


Patty Griffin “Don't Let Me Die in Florida”
from American Kid Single (New West 2013) N  —From her new release coming out next Tuesday (5/7).


Kelly Hogan “Golden”
from I Like to Keep Myself in Pain (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2012) —Written by Kelly Hogan and about Neko Case.


Sammi Smith “City of New Orleans”
from The Best of Sammi Smith (Varese Sarabande 1996) —1973 version of the song written by Steve Goodman.


Loretta Lynn & Conway Twitty “Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man”
from The Definitive Collection (MCA 2005) —1973 duet written by Becki Bluefield and Jim Owen.


Duane Eddy “The Wild Westerners”
from Twistin' 'n' Twangin' (Bonus Track Version) (RCA/Legacy 1962) —Music bed. 1962 instruemental written by Lee Hazlewood and Duane Eddy.


Boss Hall “Wild Mountain Thyme”
from In The Pale (Artist 2012) L —Tom Hall and Alice Spencer will be at Joe's Cafe tonight (Thursday 5/2). But wait, there's more! The Geyer Street Sheiks will be at the Schlafy Tap Room this Saturday (5/4). Both shows are highly recommended.

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